Gallery - The Week in Photos
The Associated Press
Published: October 15, 2013 08:38AM
Updated: October 21, 2013 10:26PM
Saudi soldiers exercise before a military parade drill in preparation for hajj, or pilgrimage, at a military camp in Arafat, outside Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Security is a major concern during the annual hajj, or the pilgrimage to Mecca required of every Muslim who can afford it. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

A look back at some of the best news photos of the week from Oct. 6-12, 2013.